ASL hw - Lexie Linder ASL HW Family relationships 1. The...

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Lexie Linder ASL HW Family relationships 1. The location of the hand on the face at the beginning of the sign indicates whether the family member is male or female. The male signs come from the forehead and the female signs come from the chin. The movement of the hand shows which kind of family member is being described-parent, grandparent, child, etc. Parents are signified by a tap on the pertinent part of the face, grandparents by moving the hand forward from the face in two motions, niece and nephew by a twisted finger, spouse by clasped hands, and child by moving the hand to the forearm. 2. The morphological process here is concatenative because there are morphemes, such as the sign for gender, that mean the same thing in a variety of words. Pronouns 1. Possessive forms of the pronouns are signed using an open palm instead of just using the index finger. 2. Reflexive forms are signed using the thumb instead of the index finger. 3.
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